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Australia Indonesia Institute Annual Report 2002-03

Uly Siregar spent two months on fellowship at the Herald Sun newspaper in Melbourne.

Democratic Institutions and was intended to provide participants with the skills necessary to undertake in-depth analysis and investigation of public and private institutions and programs.

Training focussed on practices of the media in a democratic environment, identifying and accessing sources of information and techniques for data analysis and manipulation. All of the participants expressed enthusiasm for the benefits of the training and for the new links created between Australian and Indonesian journalists and media organisations.

Media fellowships, Medialink

The Institute further expanded media organisation linkages through funding a Medialink fellowship for Ms Uly Siregar, 27, a reporter for Femina, one of Indonesia’s largest women’s magazines. Uly undertook her Medialink fellowship at the Herald Sun newspaper in Melbourne between September and December 2002.

Before joining Femina, Uly had been a reporter for Tempo and had worked as a reporter at RCTI (Rajawali Citra Televisi Indonesia), a respected Indonesian television channel. Her fellowship in Australia with the Herald Sun has provided Uly with a stronger understanding of the media in Australia and given her new and valuable contacts, and friendships, in Australia.

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